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    Ratings agencies take aim at SCF

    If your company has a supply chain finance programme, it may be a good idea to have a chat with your ratings agency about it.

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    Life after Brexit

    With the UK referendum on EU membership fast approaching, we take a look at some of the challenges corporate treasurers might be grappling with should there be a vote to leave. Has your treasury team considered what life might be like after Brexit?

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    Corporates warm to asset based lending

    Whether it is for funding their new growth ambitions, or plugging the gap left by the withdrawal of traditional credit lines, more European companies are using asset based lending than ever before. But the banks still feel that awareness of the product could be improved.

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    How corporates can benefit from off-balance sheet securitisation

    Securitisation of trade receivables can be a useful financing alternative for corporates when credit markets are tight. Here Finacity’s David Viney explains how companies with sufficient volumes of receivables can achieve their wider financing goals whilst keeping the transaction off balance sheet.

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    Direct lending putting mid-market borrowers back in the game

    With constraints on bank lending hitting many mid-market corporates, one alternative source of funding is direct lending. Can it really plug the gap?

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    Fighting ‘unintended consequences’

    Pressure is growing on European policymakers to rethink regulation introduced after the last financial crisis. We talk to someone who has been at the sharp end of the lobbying efforts for the past six years.

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    Why treasurers are taking to trade receivable securitisation

    Treasurers at investment grade companies may not have too much trouble raising low cost finance through the traditional channels right now. But with continued bank regulatory uncertainty, they cannot count on that to last forever. Perhaps, some alternatives should be considered – for instance, trade receivables securitisation.

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    After the bond rush

    With the economic weather for the year ahead shrouded in uncertainty, corporate borrowers on Asia’s capital markets are not guaranteed such an easy ride in the next 12 months. Liability management exercises may well be on the agenda for some corporate treasurers.

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    Lobbying for growth

    Is the ongoing regulatory deluge impeding the provision of credit, and acting as a drag on the economic recovery? Treasury Today asks Nicholas Voisey, Director of the Loan Market Association (LMA), for his take on the matter.

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    EMs facing dollar debt dilemma

    With a sell-off in many emerging market currencies in the wake of the recent renminbi devaluation, those companies that have binged on cheap dollar debt in recent years might face some tough refinancing challenges ahead.